Silverbacks Dads

Did Dads Evolve? By Elizabeth Preston This article was originally published at Knowable Magazine and has been republished under Creative Commons. Lee Gettler is hard to get on the phone, for the very ordinary reason that he’s busy caring for his two young children. Among mammals, though, that makes him extraordinary. “Human fathers engage in... Continue Reading →

More on Gorillas

Similarities between mountain gorillas and humans have many manifestations; photo by Molly Feltner Researchers are often struck by gorillas’ apparent humanity. Taking into account our genetic similarities of 95% or above, there has been a long debate about how close humans and gorillas really are. The following summary is from the award-winning Gorilla Highlands Interactive eBook:... Continue Reading →

Caption Contest

Let's go for some Silverback involvement. (We're still figuring this whole thing out, and it will help if you participate.) Here's an image contributed by SB Mark. You supply the caption. Scroll to the bottom to where you can "Leave a Reply." Leave something incredibly witty, insightful, perceptive, and-- what the hell -- jaw-dropping. If... Continue Reading →

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